Journal Watch 19th Aug

Welcome to the 21th edition of Cardiothoracics Journal Watch. Key publications in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Critical Care and Echocardiography from the last 7 days.


Anaesthesia Journals


A randomised trial of serratus anterior plane block for analgesia after thoracoscopic surgery


Cognitive Decline after Delirium in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Defining an Intraoperative Hypotension Threshold in Association with Stroke in Cardiac Surgery

Respiratory Muscle Effort during Expiration in Successful and Failed Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

A and A

Description of a Novel Set-up for Functional Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular Performance During Ex Vivo Heart Perfusion

Fibrinogen Concentrate in Cardiovascular Surgery: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials


Unconventional Cannulation Strategy in Peripheral Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to Achieve Central Perfusion and Prevent Differential Hypoxia


ICM Journals


Early enteral nutrition for cardiogenic or obstructive shock requiring venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a nationwide inpatient database study

Driving pressure in obese ventilated patients: another brick in the (chest) wall


Double Cycling During Mechanical Ventilation: Frequency, Mechanisms, and Physiologic Implications*

Acute Neurologic Complications During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Systematic Review


General Medical Journals


Clinical Course and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

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